Compendium of Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies

Author: Gensch, R., Jennings, A., Renggli, S., Reymond, P.

Year: 2022

Publisher: German Wash Network (GWN), Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), Global WASH Cluster (GWC)


The Compendium of Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies is a comprehensive compilation of the most relevant and sector-reviewed hygiene promotion components, tools, methods and approaches. It draws on the latest initiatives, materials and evidence, disaggregating hygiene promotion into its functional components, clarifying terminology and providing guidance on the most appropriate solutions in a given context. It is primarily a capacity strengthening tool that provides a systematic starting point to access relevant summarised information and supports hygiene promotion planning, implementation and decision making.

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